The best Christmas presents for teenagers

The best christmas presents for notoriously hard to please teenagers

Inspired by other parents' gift-giving successes, we've got a selection of present ideas to amaze and delight even the fussiest of teenagers this Christmas

Cornerstone shaving kit (£11 off your first box)

Cornerstone shaving kit (£11 off your first box)

You will receive a personalised razor handle and high quality blades and shave gel from just £9, or you can go the whole hog and get the pre-shave scrub and post-shave balm too. All this delivered straight to your door once every 12 weeks – just as he starts to run low. And now Mumsnetters get an exclusive £11 off your first box.

Buy now for £11 off your first box

Game of Thrones Monopoly, £25

Game of Thrones Monopoly, £25

If falling out with your loved ones over a board game is a Christmas tradition in your house, why not make it extra-bloodthirsty and settle the succession of Westeros after your turkey? This collector's edition of a family favourite has Iron Throne, Direwolf and Dragon egg tokens (to name but a few) instead of the traditional top hats and thimbles.

Buy now from Amazon

HP Sprocket photo printer, £119.99

HP Sprocket photo printer, £119.99

The HP Sprocket is, essentially, a Polaroid for millenials. It's a portable printer that connects to your smartphone or tablet and social media accounts, allowing you to print out your Instagram as well as upload to it. You can customise your shots with text, borders and emojis, too.

Buy now from Amazon

ASOS Lounge twosie, £28

ASOS Lounge twosie, £28

This PJ set is cute, comfy and sure to be a hit on Christmas morning (or Christmas Eve, if you're impatient). As cosy as a onesie without the logistical nightmare and perfect for lounging through the festive season.

Check out more cosy PJs here.

Buy now from ASOS

An alternative Christmas jumper, from £16.99

An alternative Christmas jumper, from £16.99

Whether your teen participates in the Christmas jumper tradition willingly or under duress with some reluctance, these punny jumpers from IWOOT (I Want One Of Those, for the uninitiated) are sure to get them joining in. Whether your teen loves Harry Potter, Star Wars or the Marvel superheroes, you're sure to find one they're happy to wear.

Slytherin Christmas jumper, £16.99

Fleece Navidad Christmas jumper, £24.99

Buy now from IWOOT

Kindle e-reader, from £59.99

Kindle e-reader, from £59.99

A Kindle is a fantastic gift for bookworms of all ages. They're easier to read from than a tablet because of their “anti-glare” display – plus, with many classic books available to download for free, a Kindle is a relatively cheap way to expand your teen's library.

Buy now from Amazon

COWIN E7 bluetooth headphones, £49.99

COWIN E7 bluetooth headphones, £49.99

If you're fed up of listening to your teen's questionable playlists, “experimental” keyboard compositions, or video game soundtrack, these headphones are a gift the whole family will appreciate. They headphones can be used wirelessly via bluetooth or connected to your devices using a standard 3.5mm jack (included).

Buy now from Amazon

Birchbox subscription, £30 for three months plus P&P

Birchbox subscription, £30 for three months plus P&P

A beauty box subscription is the gift that keeps on giving. Perfect for any beauty and skincare fans, Birchbox will deliver five personalised products each month making it a great way to try lots of different brands without committing to a full-size purchase. Plus, if you ask nicely, you might be able to snag any unwanted products.

Buy now from Birchbox

La Roche-Posay Effaclar 3-Step Anti-Blemish System, £32.50

La Roche-Posay Effaclar 3-Step Anti-Blemish System, £32.50

La Roche-Posay's Effalclar range was developed in partnership with dermatologists and is a gentle yet effective way of tackling blemish-prone teenage skin. This set, worth £39, contains a cleanser, toner and moisturiser and the brand's neutral packaging along with a light, clean scent make the products suitable for both sexes.

Buy now from Boots

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